Here is a beautiful addition to your postcard collection! It includes Real Photo postcards, artist signed, auto racing, motorcycles, puzzle cards and more! Be sure to check out my other auctions for some unique cards! It is a vintage RP Real Photo RPPC postcard.It has moored at the old Riverside NJ Yacht Club. The unusual looking yacht club building is in view.
The side of the large sidewheeler reads. Founded in 1865, the Riverton Yacht club is the oldest yacht club on the.And one of the oldest in America. In the year 1876, the steamer Columbia was ordered, featuring a unique steel hull. She was 663 tons, 220' long and had a home port of Philly. White capped stewardesses cared for the babies of the elite travelling aboard. A blind man from Bristol played the large piano in the lounge. Her normal circuit was: Burlington, Beverly, Andalusia, Delanco, Torresdale, Riverton and Tacony / Bridesburg. In 130 she was reconditioned in Philadelphia and renamed The Franklin, running between Philly and Newcastle DE.
The card back is divided and postally unused. Ondition is very good to excellent as shown. The item "Real Photo Steamship Sidewheeler Columbia At Riverton NJ Yacht Club RPPC RP E392" is in sale since Sunday, December 12, 2021.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Postcards & Supplies\Postcards\Topographical Postcards". The seller is "postcardguyantiques" and is located in Brick, New Jersey. This item can be shipped worldwide.